Laverda in New Zealand — History

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Laverda 500 SFC
Laverda 500 SFC

I’m leaving a lot of this to Chris Persson, past of the defunct Laverda Owners of New Zealand, to fill in. My knowledge in area is sketchy, to say the least.

As a cut, and from what I understand, Laverdas first in New Zealand via Eric Woods starting early in the 1970s. were around 40 750SF’s in by them, followed by the early 3C and 1000 triples. There also some 1200s, by the I purchased my first Laverda, a 750 SF1 drum brake model, time in 1978.

I had this bike for a year or so, foolishly sold it, intending to go and not long after that touch with Laverdas, still retaining a deep for another one.

Eric eventually dropped Laverda the new Zane opertion started and moved to selling other All their old Laverda parts have moved to Wolfgang in British Columbia in the last or so. In the late 1990’s, with Motorcycles of Christchurch and other in the North Island importing a number of the modern Zane bikes.

European Motorcycles imported 668’s and a Formula 650, for To the best of my knowledge there may be as as three Zane 750’s in the a Carenta and a 750 Formula, as well as 750 Formula which is for sale new at Red Motorcycles in Auckalnd.

There are a number of non-New new bikes, including three of the 750 SFC’s. One of these SFC’s changed hands through the Trader. There is a 500 Montjuic created by Mike Hill of from a standard 500 imported hand, and I have seen two LZ 125

There is even a rumour of a moped/scooter!

At present I am compiling a of all known Laverda motorcycles in New The list is growing, and currently over 120 entries, so maybe are that many or more in the country, and maybe some of the I have are for the same bike at times with different

I need information from any New Laverda owners out there to me improve the list, with the of eventually using it to form a new New Laverda Owners Club, or at some form of ‘virtual’ to the benefit of us all. Send me an with any information you have both your own bikes and any Laverdas you know of — little bit helps to build up the

At this stage there are useful Laverda resources For example I have access to a set of factory tools for the Breganze as well as a copy of the Green technical manual and factory manuals. Other materials, of the old Laverda Owners Club, are available for loan or copying.

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